Religion and the 1963 march Admin Friday, August 30, 2013 One of the complaints about coverage of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1963 civil rights march is that it has avoided mention of the religious component of the original and of continued civil rights efforts. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.